Author Archives: Aliye Melton

Producer Profile: Domaine Sigalas

Domaine Sigalas

Archeological evidence shows that the Greek island of Santorini has been home to viticultural efforts since the 17th Century BC. Home to over 53 indigenous varieties of grapes, this region’s modern wine making dates back over 3000 years to 1200 BC. Forming the economic, social and cultural heart of the Island, the winemaking efforts here are blessed by vines that ... Read More »

Producer Profile: Domaine Jacques Puffeney

The son of a vineyard worker, Jacques Puffeney began making wine at age 17. But for many years as he worked to develop his reputation and expand his holdings, he supported himself as a cheese maker. Today known as the “Pope of Arbois,” Jacques Puffeney is acknowledged as the most prestigious, engaging and easily recognizable winemaker, due to his rotund ... Read More »

Producer Profile : Le Vigne di Zamo

Le Vigne di Zamo

The Zamo family love affair with wine began in 1924 when Luigi Zamo opened an osteria at Manzano, a small town in the heart of the Friuli region. Growing up serving local wine to customers, his son Tulio was inspired to make his own wine under the label Le Vigne di Zamo. He realized his dream in 1978 when he ... Read More »

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